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Douglas Mischke

Sept. 19, 1960-Jan. 30, 2012

Douglas Keith Mischke was born to Leslie Ralph and Elaine Marie (Hammje) Mischke on September 19, 1960 in Waukegan, Ill. Doug graduated from the Mundelein High School in Mundelein, Ill., with the class of 1978. He was employed with Buehler in the Libertyville, Ill., area and later worked with Pot Latch in Mundelein.

In 1993, Douglas moved to Detroit Lakes, where he resided and was employed with various jobs. On March 27, 2008 his mother, Elaine passed away.

On January 30, 2012 Douglas passed away at his home in Detroit Lakes, at 51 years of age. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving Douglas are his father, Leslie Mischke of Detroit Lakes; sister, Elizabeth (David) Beauchamp of Grand Ledge, Mich.; brother, Greg (Lisa) Mischke of Bloomfield, Colo.; companion, Sharon Mayoue of Detroit Lakes; many other relatives and a host of friends.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 26, in the chapel at Forest Hills Golf Course, Detroit Lakes.

Arrangements were entrusted to Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills. Tributes may be posted online at